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New York Orthopaedic Spinal Associates  


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​​Dr. Ira Chernoff is a board-certified orthopedic spinal surgeon who performs complex spinal surgery on the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine and has over 27 years of experience.

OFFICE ADDRESS:                                     Stony Brook Medical Park
                                                                        2500 Nesconset Hwy
                                                                        Building 9
                                                                        Stony Brook, NY  11790

                                                                        September 1974-June 1978
                                                                        Bachelor of Science
                                                                        Granted June 1978

GRADUATE EDUCATION:                      Downstate Medical School
                                                                        September 1978 – June 1982
                                                                        Doctor of Medicine
                                                                        Granted June 1982

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:               Nassau County Medical Center
                                                                        General Surgery Resident
                                                                        August 1982 – June 1983

                                                                        State University of New York
                                                                        University Hospital at Stony Brook
                                                                        Orthopaedic Residency
                                                                        July 1983 – June 1987

                                                                        The Hospital for Special Surgery
                                                                        Spine Surgery Fellowship
                                                                        July 1987 – June 1988

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:                  State University of New York
                                                                        University Hospital at Stony Brook
                                                                        Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
                                                                        August 1988 – December 1997

                                                                        North Shore University Hospital
                                                                        Musculoskeletal Institute
                                                                        January 1997 – November 1998

PRIVATE PRACTICE:                                 Ira Jay Chernoff, M.D., P.C.
                                                                        November 1998 - Present

AWARDS AND HONORS:                        Summa Cum Laude – C.W. Post College
                                                                        Hubert B. Huntly Memorial Award in
                                                                        Mathematics – June 1978

                                                                        Panzeca Award – Excellence in Mathematics
                                                                        June 1977

                                                                        Outstanding Chief Resident Award
                                                                        University Hospital at Stony Brook
                                                                        June 1987

LICENSES HELD:                                        New York State License #156725

BOARD CERTIFICATION:                        American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
                                                                        July 1992-2002

                                                                        Recertified 2002-2012

                                                                        Recertified 2012-2022


Ray, S., and Chernoff, I.: “Syndrome Identification in Orthopaedics: Cleidocranial Dysplasia:, Contemporary Orthopaedics. Vol 14, No. 5, May 1987, pgs 53-55.

Myers, P., Gallagher, R.M., Friedman, R., Chiarello, B., Chernoff, I.: “Co-variation of Biochemical and Psychometric Measures in Disabled Low Back Pain Patient’s”.  Proceedings, Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Pain, 1993.

Gallagher, R.M., Moore, P., Chernoff, I.: “Stability of Depression Diagnosis in Chronic Low Back Pain Patient’s Undergoing Rehabilitation.”  Proceedings, Annual Meeting of the American Pain Society, 1992.